UF’s 2024 Gates Cambridge Scholar Maddie Ross

We are pleased to announce Maddie Ross, a Bio-Chem major here at UF has made history as UF’s 10th Gates Cambridge Scholar. The University of Cambridge, through the Gates Cambridge Scholarship program, annually awards full funding for postgraduate studies to exceptional international students (outside the UK) across all disciplines offered. Selection for these prestigious awards … Read more


story by Heather Krumholtz Congratulations to Whitney Laboratory, UF College of Chemistry graduate student Saje Green who was recently awarded a prestigious fellowship from The National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)! The fellowship will support three of her graduate years at the Whitney Laboratory and the University of Florida. While at Whitney, Saje intends … Read more

2023-2024 College Faculty Advising/Mentor Award Winner Dr. Boone Prentice

We are pleased to announce the college’s Teaching/Advising Awards Committee has selected Dr. Boone Prentice for the 2023-2024 College Faculty Advising/Mentor Award. The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (CLAS) started this program to acknowledge and reward outstanding teaching and advising by faculty members which aims to motivate and celebrate exceptional efforts in both teaching and advising by professors. … Read more

National Science Foundation Award’s Dr. Matthew Eddy

The U.S. National Science Foundation has awarded Dr. Matthew Eddy at the University of Florida with a prestigious CAREER award from the Division of Materials Research (DMR).  DMR invests in discovering, designing, and explaining new materials, supporting both fundamental research and the next generation of scientists.   The award will fund research from the Eddy … Read more

2023 Keaffaber Scholar Award Winner Yu Tin Lin

Yu Tin Lin is pursuing a triple major in Chemistry, Statistics, and Biology. He joined thelab of Professor Boone M. Prentice as an undergraduate researcher the spring of hisfreshman year, where his research focuses on developing experimental andcomputational imaging mass spectrometry methods. His experimental researchleverages spatial metabolomics and lipidomics to study sepsis and mitochondrial diseases. … Read more

2022 Keaffaber Scholar Award

The Keaffaber Scholar Award recognizes the overall excellence in research and academic scholarship of one of our senior chemistry majors.  To be eligible for the award, the undergraduate must be research active within the Department of Chemistry and committed to pursuing a Ph.D. in chemistry.  This year, the recipient of the Keaffaber Scholar Award is … Read more